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An Evening with Japanese Theatre Director Satoshi Miyagi

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Mar 25, 2003
Mar 25, 2003
Elebash Recital Hall

An Evening with Japanese Theatre Director Satoshi Miyagi
Presented by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center and Japan Society

japan2Come explore the fascinating world of contemporary Japanese theatre with Artistic Director and playwright Satoshi Miyagi. Inspired by 18th-century bunraku puppet theatre, Mr. Miyagi’s internationally acclaimed Ku Na’uka Theatre Company incorporates a unique performance style that uses two actors to perform each role. This special evening will include commentary by experts, a demonstration performed by members of the Ku Na’uka Theatre Company, and a moderated question and answer session. The program previews the Ku Na’uka Theatre Company’s March 2003 U.S. premiere of The Castle Tower presented at the Japan Society.

John Bell (Moderator), Assistant Professor of Performing Arts, Emerson College; Thomas Rimer, Professor of East Asian Language and Literature, University of Pittsburgh; Tadashi Uchino, Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Tokyo University; Loren Edelson, doctoral student, The Ph.D. Program in Theatre, The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Cosponsored by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center; the Japan Society; The Ph.D. Program in Theatre,The Graduate Center, CUNY; and by The Saison Foundation.

Showing at Elebash Recital Hall
Tuesday, March 25, 2003, 6:30 p.m. FREE
Reservations Required.
For reservations contact Continuing Education and Public Programs, The Graduate Center at 212-817-8215